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Windows tries to execute USB drive

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I was downloading a file from megaupload onto my USB, when i guess something hijacked the download and a virus was downloaded along with the intended file. When i clicked on the icon for my USB stick in "My Computer", AVIRA said there was a virus and i opted to delete it. Now, whenever i click on the USB drive, windows treats it like a filem and the only way to access it is through autoplay and clicking "View files and folders". The content of my drive seems undamaged, but I would rather be able to save my USB before formatting it

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Hmm, if this is happening to all your USB drives, then I would nuke all the USB related items in the Device manager and restart. If its only effecting the one drive, and you do not have any autorun files on the root of your drive, you may be stuck with formatting.

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